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Bachelor of Science (Hons) Biomedical Science

Offered by: Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)
Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration3 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees (International Student)67000/Course
CampusKampar Campus
FacultyFaculty of Science
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyMedicine & Healthcare
Course Description

The programme is an interdisciplinary discipline with a combination of biology and pre-clinical sciences. The programme aims to equip graduates with a strong basic knowledge in the field of health sciences. It also develops professionalism and provides opportunities to the students to put theory into practice in their development of healthcare. The programme generates graduates to work in the area of medicine and health related industries including management, basic medical research, education, forensics, and pharmaceuticals development


Course Structure

- Anatomy and Physiology I
- Anatomy and Physiology II
- Basic Laboratory Skills and Management for Bioscience
- Biostatistics and Basic Epidemiology
- Cell Biology
- Clinical Biochemistry
- Co-Curriculum
- Computer Systems and Applications
- Elective I
- Elective II
- Elective III
- Elective IV
- English for Science
- Essential Pathology
- Genetics
- Haematology and Transfusion Science
- Industrial Training
- Instrumentation for Biomedical
- Immunology
- Medical Genomics
- Metabolic Biochemistry
- Medical Microbiology and Parasitology
- Microbiology
- Molecular Biology
- MPU1*
- MPU1**
- National Language / Other Language
- Oncology
- Pharmacology
- Principles of Nutrition
- Project
- Proteins and Proteomics
- Recombinant DNA Technology
- Research Seminar in Biomedical
- Structural Biochemistry
- Sun Zi's Art of War and Business Strategies
- Toxicology
- Virology

Elective I - Choose 1 Course
- Introduction to Political Science
- Introduction to Sociology

Elective II - Choose 1 Course
- Management Principles
- Organisation and Human Resource

Elective III - Choose 1 Course
- Ethics and Contemporary Social Issues
- Interpersonal Communication

Elective IV - Choose 1 Course
- Animal Tissue Culture
- Endocrinology
- Neurobiology

MPU1* - Choose 1 Course
- Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 - For International Students
- Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia (TITAS) - For Local Students

MPU1** - Choose 1 Course
- Hubungan Etnik - For Local Students
- Malaysian Studies 3 - For International Students

National Language/Other Languages - Choose 1 Course
- Bahasa Kebangsaan (A) - For Malaysian only, without SPM-BM credit
- Communication Tamil for Health Sciences
- Introduction to Chinese Language I
- Introduction to Chinese Language II
- Introduction to Chinese Language III
- Introduction to French
- Introduction to German Language
- Introduction to Japanese
- Introduction to Korean
- Introduction to Tamil Language
- Introduction to Thai Language

Co-Curriculum - Choose 1 Course
- Art, Craft, and Design
- Arts and Cultural Performance
- Business Plan Writing & Preparation
- Community Project
- Critical Thinking, Creative Thinking and Problem Solving
- Language, Culture and Social Study Abroad
- Leadership and Teambuilding
- Managing Personal Finance
- Martial Arts
- Music Performance
- Oral Communication
- Social Entrepreneurship Project
- Sports
- Study Soft Skills and/or Life Skills Abroad
- Team Work and Collaborative Project
- Work Ethics and EQ

Entry Requirements


Intake Months

January, May & October

Career Prospects
  • Forensic Scientist
  • Laboratory Manager
  • Medical Scientist
  • Pharmaceutical Scientist
  • Researcher
  • Biomedical Scientist

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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